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Jun 10, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on June 23, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New Jersey's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Dec 22, 2010
Length: 98 pages
To enhance homeland security by improving efforts to prevent, deter, prepare for, detect, attribute, respond to, and recover from an attack with a weapon of mass destruction, and for other purposes.
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Reintroduced Bill — Reported by Committee
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2356 (112th).
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4034 (113th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5498”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Last Action: May 9, 2012
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 15, 2010
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5498 — 111th Congress: WMD Prevention and Preparedness Act of 2010. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5498
“H.R. 5498 — 111th Congress: WMD Prevention and Preparedness Act of 2010.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. February 5, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5498>
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